North America

The Rise of Dark Tourism

A global travel trend that’s hard to swallow, dark tourism takes travellers to places that are identified with tragedy, suffering, death and destruction. These are destinations such as war zones, nuclear blast sites, genocide prisons, tombs – places that are eerie, dangerous, scary and often bizarre. Dark tourism takes us to places which are considered taboo […]

Why are there so many different lists for the 7 Wonders of the World?

6 of the original Ancient 7 wonders of the world have been largely destroyed or have disappeared. New authors have attempted to redo the list based on present day observations. The Original 7 wonders of the world are now known as The 7 Ancient Wonders of the World but are essentially the original list. They […]

Lunch in Boston

Faneuil Hall – Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Returning to NYC


National 9/11 Memorial & Museum – “Ground Zero”

What comes to mind when you think of 9/11? Is it the inescapable image of an airplane crashing into a skyscraper? I’ve visited this site 3 times now. My first visit back in 2006, still displayed a huge hole in the ground where it looks like they were still removing the foundations of the twin […]

The Swimming Pigs, The Bahamas

It is fair to say the sole reason I chose the Bahamas for our recent holiday was because of the Swimming Pigs! The calm, turquoise waters and soft, powdery white sand are frequently advertised in the Caribbean but it was those adorable snouts and cute trotters that had me sold.  Upon arriving at Sandals Emerald Bay we […]

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